The World Priest workshop assists international priests in managing a successful transition into effective ministry in the United States.

Presentations address the cultural orientation needs of international mission priests as outlined in Guidelines for Receiving Pastoral Ministers in the United States, 3rd edition (USCCB, 2014) and Bridging the Gap: International Priests Ministering in the United States (Our Sunday Visitor, 2014).

Workshop Dates


The World Priest workshop is $800 per attendee. Cost of overnight accommodations and meals beyond the scheduled dates, subject to availability, is in addition to the workshop fee. Call by registration deadline for availability and pricing of additional nights' accommodations and meals.

Round-trip shuttle between Saint Meinrad and the Louisville, KY, airport is $50. Shuttle service is provided only to the Louisville, KY, airport. 


  • Accommodations in St. Bede Hall from Monday evening until Friday morning

  • All meals from Monday supper through Friday lunch

  • Program fees and accent assessment



  • After registration deadline, please call to check for availability: (800) 357-8477

  • Registration is limited to 14 participants. Minimum of 8 participants required.

  • Register by calling (800) 357-8477, or email

Institute for Priests and Presbyterates
Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology
200 Hill Drive 
St. Meinrad, IN 47577